Physician Office Laboratories: Stark, AKS, Fee-Splitting Prohibitions, Medical Necessity, and Other Legal Issues
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide healthcare counsel on legal issues with physician office laboratories (POLs). The panel will address Stark, AKS, fee-splitting prohibitions, medical necessity, and other legal issues. The panel will offer best practices for mitigating risks and ensuring compliance with the regulatory requirements.
- Legal/regulatory challenges
- Stark and exceptions
- AKS and safe harbors
- Medical necessity
- Best practices
- Risk mitigation
- Regulatory compliance
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What problematic POL models potentially trigger Stark and AKS violations?
- What Stark exceptions can physician practices apply to provide laboratory services?
- What steps can healthcare counsel and their clients take to mitigate the risks associated with POLs?
The Health Law Partners
Ms. Dresevic practices in all areas of healthcare law and devotes a substantial portion of her practice to providing... | Read More
Ms. Dresevic practices in all areas of healthcare law and devotes a substantial portion of her practice to providing clients with counsel and analysis regarding Stark and fraud and abuse. She also regularly assists clients with compliance issues, reimbursement issues, and payor audits. She has written extensively on subjects across the spectrum of health care law, including, co-authoring a monthly column in the Association for Medical Imaging Management's (AHRA) publication, Link, regarding up-to-date legal issues relevant to imaging providers and suppliers.Close
Adam M. Walters
Mr. Walters represents healthcare providers in a wide variety of matters including business transactions, fraud... | Read More
Mr. Walters represents healthcare providers in a wide variety of matters including business transactions, fraud and abuse compliance (Anti-Kickback and Stark Law), HIPAA compliance, Medicare reimbursement, credentialing, licensing, governance, employment, and reimbursement disputes. His representative healthcare clients include accountable care organizations, clinical laboratories, dialysis centers, imaging centers, hospitals, and physician practices.Close
Courtney M. White
Dinsmore & Shohl
Ms. White focuses on regulatory, operational, corporate, and transactional matters. She provides practical and... | Read More
Ms. White focuses on regulatory, operational, corporate, and transactional matters. She provides practical and effective guidance to clients ranging from individual healthcare providers to large health systems, and she works closely with clients to understand their operations, find solutions to their problems, and achieve their goals. She also advises clients on regulatory matters involving the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, and HIPAA. She is experienced in a wide range of corporate and contractual matters and has represented hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, physician group practices, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare providers in transactions and joint venture affiliations. She has experience forming medical practices, reviewing and preparing employment agreements of health care professionals, assisting provider entities with the implementation of compliance programs, advising on scope of practice matters, and structuring telemedicine arrangements. She counsels clients in the medical marijuana industry, where she leverages her regulatory and corporate knowledge to guide applicants and license holders navigating the complex regulatory framework surrounding cannabis.Close